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Eric Clapton Remembers His Friend J.J. Cale
Eric Clapton has put together a great tribute album to his old friend J.J.Cale. Due out on July 29th, “Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale”, has 16 Cale songs done up by Eric, Mark Knopfler, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks, Don White and John May…
41 Years Ago: Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert Takes Place
Most stints in rehab take place secretly, or at the very least privately. Then there was Eric Clapton’s famed Rainbow Concert, which served as an all-too-public, one-night cold turkey of sorts proclaiming the legendary guitarist's resurgence from the dire depths of heroin addiction &ndash…
45 Years Ago: Cream Perform ‘Farewell Concert’
After just over two years as a band, Cream gave their final performance on Nov. 26, 1968. The concert was held at the Royal Albert Hall In England. Cream's decision to disband took fans by surprise, though simmering tensions within the band, primarily between Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker, came to a h…
Clapton Remembers Hendrix
A news bulletin out of London on September 18, 1970 shocks the rock and roll music world. Jimi Hendrix according to the police had died from a drug overdose. They say he took nine sleeping pills and died of suffocation through vomit.
Cream Kicks Off First Tour 47 Years Ago
The first rock and roll power trio Cream (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker) started their first tour today back in 1966, with a concert in Manchester, England. The band had their first public performance at the Windsor Festival prior to hitting the road.

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